Image: Lithography Process - bitumen applied to surface

Lithography Process - bitumen applied to surface

A thin layer of bitumen is then applied to the surface of the stone to help replenish the greasy deposits of the image. The stone is then rinsed with water.

Photographer:
Stuart Humphreys
Rights:
© Australian Museum

Notes

Rew, a TAFE teacher, demonstrates the lithographic process which was used to explain how images were printed in Gould's books in the Gould exhibition. Courtesy of Sydney Gallery School at Meadowbank TAFE.
 

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